The National Training Committee hosted a Stills Training in Los Angeles on September 9 and 10. This training provided a hands-on workshop covering lighting techniques, effective communication, collaborating with gaffers and talent, and much more!
On Sunday, August 27, Local 600 participated at the 2023 New Mexico Film Expo in Albuquerque, NM. The union had a booth where members from the NM filmmaking community could stop by and speak with 600 Business Rep Stephen Mullen. Union filmmakers from various crafts, including Local 600, participated in demos which gave attendees the […]
Local 600 members, families, and four legged members of the family, got together in Prospect Park, Brooklyn for a day of food, games, raffles, ice cream, face art, and more on Sunday, August 27. Thanks to all the leadership, staff, and members for attending. See you all next year!
The economic and psychological impact of the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes have simultaneously rocked and rallied Local 600 brothers and sisters. As members tighten their belts and cope with the emotional ripple effects, the Local and its members have responded with a flood of practical and imaginative support that personifies their creative character and makeup. […]
60 members, along with their family and friends, attended the New Mexico Family Picnic at North Domingo Baca Park in Albuquerque, NM on August 5, 2023. A big thank you to New Mexico Business Rep Stephen Mullen and to all the members who braved the heat to be amongst their colleagues and friends for a […]
On Wednesday, July 26, Stills Photographers, Unit Publicists and EPK Operators in the Atlanta-area attended a coffee meetup at Local 600’s Atlanta office. Members were able to see the new Local 600 office, and meet their Local staff. After this general meet and greet, the Atlanta office hosted a Camera Assistant Panel with 1st AC […]
The National Training Committee facilitated a live stream of the in-person Digital Utility Training that took place at Atlanta Panavision on July 15 and 16, 2023. The training covered the skills and best practices for coiling cable, powering equipment, prepping for the prep, and more. Thanks to the participants, staff, and instructors who made this […]
Two years ago, when the senseless and preventable death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of Rust exposed the disturbing lack of safety monitoring and enforcement procedures for television and film production crews, Local 600 doubled down on its campaign to ensure its members would never again be placed at such unacceptable risk. That […]